We are interested in contrubuting to filesystem work as part of
SSIC project. We have good knowledge of linux kernel especially filesystem.
Can you let us know what are activities going on in area of filesystem
(GFS/CFS development) and how to contribute.
----- Original Message -----
From: Brian J. Watson <Brian.J.Watson@...>
To: Saji Kumar VR <saji.kumar@...>
Cc: <bruce.walker@...>; <david.zafman@...>; SSI discussion
Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 12:43 AM
Subject: Re: Regarding SSI / CI open source project
> Saji Kumar VR wrote:
> > I would like to know about this project, like what are the future plans?
> Thanks for your interest. Bruce is the project lead, so he has a clearer
> idea than I about where the project is going. The main goal right now is
> to prepare for the 1.0 release. There are few major pieces that still
> need to be finished, such as HA-CFS and distributed networking. There's
> a bunch of smaller pieces to implement and (sigh...) some bugs to be
> fixed. A list of projects Bruce would like to do can be found on the SSI
> website (ssic-linux.sf.net).
> > Can I join the development team?
> Sure. Submit a few patches. If we like the work that you do, we'll add
> you as a developer. Then you'll have CVS checkin authority.
> > what are the current activities going on...
> I'm currently working on clusterwide Unix Domain Sockets (UDS), so that
> there is a single clusterwide namespace and a UDS on one node can
> connect(), send(), and sendto() a UDS on another node. Dave is working
> on HA-CFS. I'm not sure what everybody else is doing.
> > Is there any GFS/CFS development going on... can I participate in it?
> Dave is working on all the file system related stuff. He might know of
> something you can do.
> Brian Watson | "Now I don't know, but I been told it's
> Software Developer | hard to run with the weight of gold,
> Open SSI Clustering Project | Other hand I heard it said, it's
> Hewlett-Packard Company | just as hard with the weight of lead."
> | -Robert Hunter, 1970